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AAU, Associations Ask Congress to Pass Legislation Making Technical Corrections to Recent Veterans’ Education Bills

AAU joined ACE and 16 other higher education associations in urging congressional leaders to pass legislation to extend COVID-related flexibilities granted to the Department of Veterans Affairs, to provide technical corrections that address unintended consequences of recent veterans’ education legislation, and to ensure that veterans can continue to receive full-time education benefits during the last term of their program. The letter expresses strong support for the Student Veteran COVID-19 Protection Act (H.R. 5509) and the Responsible Education Mitigating Options and Technical Extensions (REMOTE) Act (H.R. 5545), which, together, provide a framework for addressing the issues.

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